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It's taken 23 years, but Big Blue finally has a permanent home. The massive and fully restored skeleton of a blue whale that washed ashore in Prince Edward Island in 1987 is now on public display in Vancouver at the newly opened Beaty Biodiversity
The skeleton is presumably 200 years old and was perfectly preserved due to the river's mud. Experts believe it is a North Atlantic right whale. It was named as such because it was the 'right kind' of whales to contain a huge
Pilot Katharine Board often sees pods of blue, gray and killer whales as she flies along the California coast...Board's airship, a throwback to the 1930s era of aviation, gives her a clear and steady view of the sea giants.
Dr Miller said the project focused on documenting the migration patterns of whale and dolphin species in the waters off Ovalau and Makogai.
A hunt is underway for a humpback whale entangled in rope off the Northland coast tonight as a Department of Conservation (DOC) expert flies north from Kaikoura to help free the whale if found. DOC staff are using a boat and a plane to try to find
In an Australian first, Murdoch University's Dr Amanda Hodgson has been funded by the Australian Marine Mammal Centre to investigate if Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) are a useful alternative to manned aircraft for surveying marine mammals. "A huge
The efforts of more than 150 workers attempting to save 24 long-finned pilot whales still living among a pod of 75 were complicated by sixty mile an hour winds and six foot waves. The mammals had gone ashore Friday at Spirit Bay, a remote beach on
New Zealand (AP) — Only 24 of several dozen pilot whales stranded on a remote northern New Zealand beach survived a stormy first night ashore despite rescuers' desperate efforts to save them, officials said Thursday. Large waves
New Zealand (AP) — A pod of 74 pilot whales stranded themselves on a remote northern New Zealand beach — the second time in a month that a mass beaching has happened in the region, officials said Wednesday. Twenty-five of the
Skooter conservation reports 09/16/10 Humpback whale or megaptera novaeangliae. Its maximum length for male is 17m and female 19m. Calf: 4 to 5m. Its maximum weight for female 40,000 kg. and estimated population 63,